Japan’s ruling party elects chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga its new leader.
A powerful typhoon lashes South Korea after smashing into southern Japan.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s announcement on Friday that he will step down as the country’s leader because of health issues has sent shudders through Japanese politics.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a press conference at 5 pm local time Friday, his office said on Thursday, with calls mounting from both public and political spheres for him to comprehensively explain the details of his health condition.
As part of the “Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship”, funded by JDS.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he had undergone more medical tests but declined to provide details, a week after a first hospital visit that fuelled growing speculation about his health.
Human Rights Watch in a letter to Motegi, said Cambodia is facing a human rights crisis.
Motegi: Japan to continue actively support the economic development of Cambodia.
Japan’s top athletes put the new Tokyo Olympic stadium through its paces at a track meet Sunday, one year ahead of the Games which have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The two ministers set out guidelines for cross-border travel.
Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs is due to embark on a 3-day visit August 21-23.
A revised free-trade pact between Japan and Asean comes into force.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi eventually talks with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi on the phone on Thursday emphasising the importance of maintaining a sound bilateral relationship.
A revised free trade pact between Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations facilitating the cross-border flow of services and investment entered into force on Saturday.
Japan will from next week lift a ban on the re-entry of some foreign residents, imposed to limit the spread of coronavirus, the foreign ministry has announced.
Just one in four people in Japan want to see the coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Games held next year, with most backing either further delay or a cancellation, a new poll shows.
Sumo began a new tournament in front of a live audience Sunday, despite a steady rise in coronavirus infections, with fans voicing both joy and caution about watching the Japanese spectacle during the pandemic.
When the Tokyo Olympics eventually open a year late, one of the hottest tickets in town will be for judo. Invented in Japan and first introduced at Tokyo 1964, judo is coming home.
Japan plans to resume business flights with 10 Asian countries, including Cambodia.
Japan to tighten rules for investment in foreign coal-fired power stations.
Japanese emergency services and troops scrambled on Thursday to reach thousands of homes cut off by catastrophic flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage.
The number of new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Tokyo on Thursday surged to a record high of 224, the highest since the outbreak of the virus hit the capital, officials said.
Torrential rain pounded the centre of Japan on Wednesday as authorities said 55 people were feared dead in days of heavy downpours that have triggered devastating landslides and terrifying floods.
Emergency services in western Japan were “racing against time” to rescue people.
At least 16 people are dead after torrential rain in Japan triggered massive floods.
A move aimed at curbing Japanese consumers’ love for packaging.
If China and the US are bringing uncertainties to this world, Tokyo is one of a few stabilising factors left in today’s international politics.
Japan has produced its first ninja studies graduate after Genichi Mitsuhashi spent two years honing his martial arts skills and absorbing the finer traditions of the feudal martial arts agents.
Japan is dropping its bid for the 2023 Women’s World Cup, the country’s football association said Monday, just days before the sport’s governing body is set to announce its decision on the hosts.
Dignity and optimism and a no-nonsense of His Excellency is the principle one of his favourite books
Japan’s population is shrinking so we are looking at the Mekong region. I am hoping to turn our investment from a one-way street to a bilateral relationship.